Back in the Village

I’ve been slowly swapping out my winter coats for light spring jackets and vests like this one.  It feels so good to ditch the heavy layers!  I picked up these booties over the weekend and haven’t taken them off since. I can honestly say they’re the perfect tan bootie. The heel isn’t too high which makes them comfortable enough to wear all day. These are another great bootie (also available in black.)

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Rag & Bone jeans  |  Velvet vest (similar)
Equipment shirt  |  Wilt tank  |  Michael Kors watch
Club Monaco booties (also love these)  |  Celine bag (similar)
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69 Comments

  • Christina Storm says:

    I love this look! That vest and those booties pair so well together!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Lauren says:

    I love these easy layers! So chic yet laid back.

    Lauren
    Fizz and Frosting

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Mel says:

    Love the vest! Perfect casual chic look

    http://www.girlandthepolkadot.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • L'Espace says:

    So stylish and chic!

    L’Espace
    lespacebylpm.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • IRENE says:

    love it! good to be back to the base! love the booties!

    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Audrey says:

    Gorgeous look on you! Love the military vest. xx

    Audrey | http://www.keygypsy.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Ann-Louise says:

    Love this look, it’s casual but chic! Love the bag, it has the perfect size and color, it match to everything!

    http://sequinsinpink.blogspot.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • sasa says:

    Welcome back, babe<3

    Shall We Sasa

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Jaime Shrayber says:

    Totally love how you styled this military vest!
    xo Jaime
    http://www.therealfashionista.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Quinn says:

    Loving the idea of vests for spring!

    http://www.qustomquinns.com/blog

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Preeti says:

    perfect as always!

    xoxo, Preeti
    http://www.ninesto5.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • miri says:

    Pretty vests! Love your jeans.
    X
    Miri

    http://currentlywearing.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Paola says:

    So cool! I love your beautiful bag Kat!

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Chrissabella says:

    Love these spring layers! The vest and booties are perfect!

    http://chrissabella.blogspot.co.uk/

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Maci Laurent says:

    This is one my favorite looks to wear in the fall and the spring! I have way too many green jackets! haha

    XO, Maci

    http://www.xomaci.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Araba K. says:

    Love the safari green vest. Great outfit for this transitional period.

    http://atuesdayinapril.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Ashley says:

    Love this look! xo Ash
    The Yellow Petunia

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • rebecca says:

    Love your outfit, especially the vest and booties! The tan colour makes it go well with soo many things ❤
    munchies&musings

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Sarah says:

    Loving that vest and bag! I’m a big fan of the green and ballet pink together – I actually did a military jacket with ballet flats because I’m obsessed!

    x Sarah
    http://www.bohochiccafe.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Lyndsay says:

    This is such a cute casual look! Love those booties!

    prosecco in the park

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Soraya Pena says:

    Beautiful simple on-the-go look!! The booties are beautiful and I’m loving your ring. Thanks for sharing — Soraya
    http://www.chicflavours.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Jenn says:

    Amazing outfit, and great photos.

    Jenn | Jennifer Jayne

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Shae says:

    I love these green utility-like vests. I like how you styled yours with the white button down underneath.

    Shae @ http://www.currenthabits.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Tailored and true says:

    Super cute springtime look! I love the layering of the vest and top, you look amazing!

    http://www.tailoredandtrue.wordpress.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Jessica says:

    Vests are perfect for this time of year! I love this transition outfit!

    -Jessica
    http://www.wearitforless.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Rach says:

    This is such a perfect transitional look! The vest is perfect to wear during spring.

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    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Kathrine Eldridge says:

    Love this look and I adore that vest! Great staple for this season. :)

    http://www.kathrineeldridge1.wordpress.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • kendall says:

    adore this transitional look! x

    dipped in yellow

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Kate {Taffeta and Tulips} says:

    Such a great transitional look! Loving your tan booties and your comfy looking utility vest!

    http://www.taffetaandtulips.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Alecia Mariana says:

    Love love this army green vest!!

    xx,

    La Joie de Vivre

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Natali says:

    Great vest and boots! You look beautiful in this casual outfit. :)

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Fashionandcash says:

    Very nice, comfortable outfit, I like this khaki vest ☺

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Liv says:

    I have also ditched my winter coat. This is my kind of look. Thanks for sharing.

    Liv

    http://www.livforstyle.net

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Getup & Go says:

    Love this look! I love the olive vest with the tan booties! They compliment each other so well! xx

    http://www.getup-goblog.blogspot.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Diana says:

    Lovely look!!

    || D I A N A ||
    http://www.TheNeonFactor.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Adri says:

    I love all these versatile pieces! The layers are great!
    xo Adri
    http://www.adrilately.blogspot.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Huong says:

    DEFINITELY my kind of look, Kat! Love the layering and simplicity!

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Caroline says:

    cute vest!!

    Caroline
    http://chiccaroline.com/

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Shoshana says:

    Super cute ensemble. I may have to steal the look in the near future. Thanks.

    http://www.stylegonerogue.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Annie says:

    This is a great weekend look for brunch with the girls or a day of shopping! Love it!!

    xo Annie
    laircake.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Erin @ Her Heartland Soul says:

    This is one of my favorite looks of yours! Very cute!

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • C's Collection says:

    Utility vests are my favorite thing to throw on! Love this simple look- pretty pretty purse!

    http://chelseascollection.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Liz - Shopping My Closet says:

    Love the effortless layering!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Nico says:
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  • Lauren Nakagawa says:

    Some of my favorite brands all in one great outfit, you look great Kat! ~ http://www.shoesandsashimi.com x Instagram @shoes_and_sashimi

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Janina says:

    I definitely agree! I’ve been doing the same, Ive been living off of vests this whole week haha :)
    XO Janina
    http://janinafran.blogspot.ca

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • melissa says:

    cute vest!
    xo,
    Melissa
    MissyOnMadison.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Rae says:

    I’m loving this whole look! You paired all these items very nicely :)

    -Rae

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Stephanie says:

    Love the bag!

    I’m a style blogger from NYC chronicling my adventures in the city. Check out sustenanceandstyle.com or instagram.com/stephaniexzhang for the fun! Also looking to collaborate with other bloggers :)

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Kim says:

    Perfect layered look, adore the vest.

    Kim
    http://www.buddhachicandbuttercream.com

    March 18, 2015 | Reply
  • Jeany says:

    perfect casual outfit, so in love with your vest! LOVE it! <3
    http://www.vogueetvoyage.com

    March 19, 2015 | Reply
  • Mesitas de noche says:

    Nice outfit!
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    March 19, 2015 | Reply
  • Kate says:

    This outfit is wonderful. I like the combination of shirt and vest and the colors match perfectly.

    x Kate
    http://www.the-little-day-dreamer.blogspot.com

    March 19, 2015 | Reply
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  • Alethea Todaro says:

    I am in love with this outfit, especially the booties! I love the nude color it brings a pop to the outfit!

    XOXO
    Alethea
    http://thepowerofthepretty.blogspot.com/

    March 19, 2015 | Reply
  • Auna says:

    Love this look! So perfect for spring!

    xx Auna | http://simplyauna.com

    March 19, 2015 | Reply
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  • Jessica says:

    Love your outfits! Always so classy, effortless, and well put together!

    March 20, 2015 | Reply
  • emily says:

    loving this vest! xo

    http://dearserendipity.com/

    March 20, 2015 | Reply
  • Janine says:

    Ahh this outfit is just <333

    March 21, 2015 | Reply
  • Jeanne says:

    Love your utility vest!!
    ♥♥♥
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

    March 21, 2015 | Reply
  • Wishes & Reality says:

    Love this spring layering! I definitely need to add a utility vest to my closet!

    Heidi
    http://www.wishesandreality.com

    March 22, 2015 | Reply
  • emily says:

    love the booties and the bag! xo

    http://dearserendipity.com/

    March 30, 2015 | Reply
  • nancy says:

    love!

    April 22, 2015 | Reply
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